Octeville-l'Avenel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Octeville-l'Avenel: highlights and tourist information

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Octeville-l'Avenel is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Octeville-l'Avenel is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barfleur at 15 km and Cherbourg at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Octeville-l'Avenel, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Octeville-l'Avenel in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Octeville-l'Avenel

Markets in and near Octeville-l'Avenel

  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (8km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Eglise: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (15km)
  • Cherbourg: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday (21km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (22km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (28km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (28km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Octeville-l'Avenel, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Octeville-l'Avenel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Octeville-l'Avenel.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château des Ravalet (19km)
  • Château de Beaurepaire (23km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (31km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (37km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (45km)
  • Plantbessin (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (24km)
  • Cap de la Hague (43km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Valognes (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Octeville-l'Avenel

Canton: Quettehou

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50630

Distance to Octeville-l'Avenel

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 277 km

from Nice: 924 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 671 km

Getting here

Octeville-l'Avenel is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Octeville-l'Avenel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aumeville-Lestre, Crasville, Fontenay-sur-Mer, Lestre, Montaigu-la-Brisette, Morsalines, Ozeville, Quettehou, Quineville, Saint-Floxel, Saint-Germain-de-Tournebut, Saint-Martin-d'Audouville, Teurtheville-Bocage, Vaudreville and Videcosville.

This page in French: Visiter Octeville-l'Avenel